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Adoor Gopalakrishnan

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Adoor Gopalakrishnan is among the world’s great living filmmakers. He has been awarded the Indian National Film Award sixteen times, and won the Kerala State Film Awards a record of seventeen times. He was awarded the British Film Institute Award and the French Legion of Honor in 1982, the State Honours Padma Shri in 1984, and the Padma Vibhushan in 2006. He received the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 2004 for his valuable contributions to Indian cinema. Please join us for a special showing of Adoor’s classic films and this rare opportunity to meet the man himself.